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Things I wish I’d known before travelling to Morocco

The stinkiest place I've ever been.  I spent £25 on leather slippers just so I could leave -  Tannery, Fes  So heres a distillation of what I know about Morocco, I'll hopefully do longer write-ups on various bits soon.   Where to go - we did 2 nights Fes --> 1 night Desert --> 2 nights Marrakech --> 1 night Essouria --> 2 nights Marrakech.  I think the ideal trip would have been 2 nights Marrakech --> 2 nights desert --> 2 nights Marrakech. Fes was grim and overpriced, everything it has, Marrakech has.  Most of the sites are only for Muslims so you just trek around the media and shop because you can't go in anywhere.  Pointless.  Why does it look like this was taken with an iPhone 3G? -  Medina, Fes (aka the only bit you can't find in Marrakech)   Getting to/from the airport  - try to arrange a transfer with your riad.  Not all taxi drivers will know where your riad is.  You'll pay a little extra, but it's worth it for the